TQ3280 : Plaque at Cross Bones graveyard

taken 6 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

Plaque at Cross Bones graveyard
Plaque at Cross Bones graveyard
"Cross Bones Graveyard. In medieval times this was an unconsecrated graveyard for prostitutes or 'Winchester Geese'. By the eighteenth century it had become a paupers' burial ground which closed in 1853. Here, local people have created a memorial shrine. R.I.P. The Outcast Dead."

See TQ3280 : Cross Bones graveyard gate, looking NE for explanation.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Plaque 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3242 8005 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2327N 0:5.6093W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3242 8005
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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